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Forum: DIY   Yesterday, 03:02 AM
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Posted By fishkeeper01
I have another question, for the hose that leads...

I have another question, for the hose that leads into the baking soda bottle, should that hose be short enough where it doesn't sit in the baking soda solution?
Forum: DIY   09-28-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 83,911
Posted By fishkeeper01
I recently set mine up. Currently I'm using the...

I recently set mine up. Currently I'm using the kit you get from Amazon, but when I tried to set it up I couldn't get the pressure into the green zone. The bottle is to a point where it won;'t let me...
Forum: Equipment   09-28-2016, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By fishkeeper01
Running co2 into aquaclear 20 intake, should i worry.

So I just setup my dot co2 system and decided to run the co2 through a diffuser and then into the intake of my aquaclear 20. Currently it's at about 1-2 bps. Should I worry about the impeller? I've...
Forum: Plants   09-26-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By fishkeeper01
Ahh I see that is what you meant. Not how much...

Ahh I see that is what you meant. Not how much bps I put in but how I'm going to control that given flow into the tank. Thanks!
Forum: Plants   09-26-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By fishkeeper01
So would I need to worry about gassing my fish if...

So would I need to worry about gassing my fish if I was onky aiming ofor 1 bps?
Forum: Plants   09-25-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By fishkeeper01
Oh I see, anyone have any input for my questions?

Oh I see, anyone have any input for my questions?
Forum: Plants   09-25-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By fishkeeper01
I'm confused. Go for what. You didn't quite...

I'm confused. Go for what. You didn't quite answer any of the questions?
Forum: Plants   09-25-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By fishkeeper01
Redoing my tank and trying t find what will work

So I'm going to redo my 5.5g dirted betta tank and am trying to figure out what plants to use. Also this time around I will be running co2 on the tank. Previously in the tank I had cyptocoryne lutea...
Forum: Plants   09-23-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By fishkeeper01
Bump

Bump
Forum: Plants   09-21-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By fishkeeper01
I assume those are all the plants you're using...

I assume those are all the plants you're using in your tank. Also would s. repens and h. tripartita be considered fast growing plants?

I really would like to try micro sword again. What are some...
Forum: Plants   09-20-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By fishkeeper01
Given the cfl bulb I have, will i need to worry...

Given the cfl bulb I have, will i need to worry about not having enough light?
Forum: Fish   09-19-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By fishkeeper01
Ok because I was planning on buying some sterbai...

Ok because I was planning on buying some sterbai cories from an different shop but don't fully trust them. I was just gonna run a sponge filter on the Q tank, and was more than likely gonna run meds...
Forum: Plants   09-19-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By fishkeeper01
Best carpeting plant

I'm redoing my dirted 5.5g betta tank, and I really want a good carpeting plant. I tried micro sword but there was not much growth in the 5-6 months I had it. Now I am looking for suggestions on what...
Forum: Fish   09-19-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By fishkeeper01
Help with quarantine tank

i had a question on quarantine tanks. But my question is for what to do after the fish have been moved to the main tank. I understand why you should quarantine fish and how its a good practice. I...
Forum: Equipment   09-19-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By fishkeeper01
Sunsun HW-302 Owners Please Help

So I want to up the filtration on my community tank and have decided to get the sunsun hw-302 canister filter. Now I looked at the dimensions of it on Amazon and it has the height at 15.5". my...
Forum: DIY   09-16-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fishkeeper01
Ok so I was also wondering, because I've read...

Ok so I was also wondering, because I've read mixed reviews from this. What are your guys thoughts on running the co2 into the intake of my filter to help better dissolve the co2 into the water?
Forum: DIY   09-03-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fishkeeper01
I had no intention of running the co2 24/7. My...

I had no intention of running the co2 24/7. My question was if my lights run from 12:30-6, and Covent the fact that the tanks get exposed to bright daylight but not direct sunlight I wanted to know...
Forum: DIY   09-02-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fishkeeper01
So in that case could I turn the co2 on when I...

So in that case could I turn the co2 on when I leave for school and simply turn it off when I come back home?
Forum: DIY   09-02-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fishkeeper01
It's definitely not direct sunlight, but rather...

It's definitely not direct sunlight, but rather bright daylight. So when you say just ignore it you mean as in don't count as adaquete light to run co2 on?
So what do you guys think would be my best...
Forum: DIY   09-01-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fishkeeper01
Well I was thinking the just so happens to get...

Well I was thinking the just so happens to get hit with a decent amount of ambient light. Would that allow me to turn the co2 on when I leave for school (around 8:30am)and then turn the co2 off when...
Forum: Aquascaping   08-31-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By fishkeeper01
Creating slopes

I was planning on playing around with some low light scapes and was really interested in doing some slope style designs in the tank. It's going to be a divided 10g betta tank. I was going to sand,...
Forum: DIY   08-31-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fishkeeper01
How can I run my diy co2 system

I really want to give diy co2 a try on my 5gal dirted tank that I have had up and running for about 6 months. I plan on using the citric acid and baking soda method, but I have run into a problem....
Forum: Plants   07-08-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By fishkeeper01
It's odd the friend I got the duckweed from has...

It's odd the friend I got the duckweed from has the same filter as me and the way his filters are set look nearly identical to the pic you posted except he has nothing shielding the plants from the...
Forum: Plants   07-08-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By fishkeeper01
It must have been surface agitation the because...

It must have been surface agitation the because there all betta tanks. One tank imhas spponge filters so I didn't think it would be a problem, the other is had a aquaclear 20 set in the lowest flow...
Forum: Plants   07-08-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By fishkeeper01
I killed duckweed!?!?!?

So about a week ago I was given a bunch of duckweed from a friend because I had asked for some because I am running an open top tanks. Two of the tanks are established planted tanks and the other is...
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